[IPython-dev] Brand new refactored version for linux users!

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 18:09:53 EST 2008

On Jan 10, 2008 3:43 PM, Laurent Dufrechou <laurent.dufrechou at free.fr> wrote:
> Hum not at all.
> I've designed this to be reusable in any wx gui doing something like import
> ipython.gui.wx.ipython_view
> (with this you get the ipython shell inside a wx.panel)
> The wxIpython.py is just some sort of demo on how to use it and
> ipython_history a demo widget to show how this can interact with the GUI.
> Perhaps if you find the app usefull we can bundle it alone, but that 's not
> what it was done for :)
> I'm would greatly prefer this attached to ipython installer and if you find
> it usefull, just add a link into windos/kde menu?
> Do you think it could be usefull for you an app more polished like idle?
> Or do you prefer a port to QT (I mean the same demo app but QT based to show
> to people that they can use Ipython in QT)?
> (perhaps the two ;) )

This should be shipped as part of ipython.  WX won't be a dependency
for ipython, but if you have wx you can use this.  But having it
always there is good (just like ipipes and their wx support, or our
multi-gui support).

I actually will  start playing with this for the shell refactoring in
ipython1.  In a few weeks I'll be switching jobs and shortly after
that I should have a bit more time to devote to some of our



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